People Marriages and Divorces


  • LONDON, Jan 12- Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and former supermodel Jerry Hall got engaged over the weekend, announcing their plans to tie the knot in a classified ad on Tuesday in the Times newspaper, which is owned by Murdoch's News Corp.. Murdoch, a native of Melbourne, Australia, and Hall, who hails from Gonzales, Texas, were first photographed together at the Rugby...

  • LONDON, Jan 12- Media mogul Rupert Murdoch announced his engagement to former supermodel Jerry Hall on Tuesday and gave details of plans for his fourth marriage in a classified advert in one of his British newspapers. Published in the Births, Marriages and Deaths section of the Times newspaper, the advert read: "Mr Rupert Murdoch, father of Prudence, Elisabeth,...

  • Rupert Murdoch, Jerry Hall announce engagement Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016 | 12:33 AM ET

    Jan 12- Media baron Rupert Murdoch announced his engagement to former supermodel Jerry Hall in an advertisement published on Tuesday in The Times newspaper, which is owned by Murdoch's News Corp.. The advertisement, published in the classifieds section of the newspaper read, "Mr Rupert Murdoch, father of Prudence, Elisabeth, Lachlan, James, Grace and Chloe...

  • EIHEIJI, Japan Dec 30- Deep in a forest near Japan's western shore, a 13th century Buddhist temple where Steve Jobs once dreamed of becoming a Zen monk has teamed up with a Tokyo skyscraper builder to seek the commercial enlightenment of foreign tourist dollars. Japan's temples have long been business and tech-savvy, offering lucrative services like funerals...

  • WATERLOO, Iowa, Dec 23- Matt Happel and Pam Egli are first cousins, part of a sprawling family so big it rents a church hall for Christmas parties. Happel, now a 40- year-old divorced father of three, was laid off in April from Deere& Co.' s transmission factory in Waterloo, where he earned $21 an hour on the assembly line. The Iowa cousins' Wall Street connection is a single,...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 17- When alimony reform comes to Florida, it may be too late for Tarie MacMillan, a 65- year-old who runs a jewelry business near Tampa. Some states have already put curbs on judgments, particularly for marriages of less than 20 years, but most, like Florida, are still in progress or are constantly evolving. It has changed and shifted over the 40 years since...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 4- When Ajay Ahir agreed to come to the United States, he had no idea the recruiter promising a high-wage welding job and legal residency in America was lying. He borrowed 500,000 rupees to pay the recruiter's fees, told his wife to wait for him in India, and set off to make his fortune. After that visa expired and Eagle went out of business, the U.S....

  • BOSTON, Oct 30- Ben Carson, frontrunner in the struggle to become Republican presidential candidate, said on Wednesday that his support for gay rights initiatives when he was a director at major companies does not clash with his opposition to gay marriage. But some leaders in the social conservative movement that has backed Carson say his more than 15- year...

  • Rubio: Dems have ultimate super PAC in mainstream media Wednesday, 28 Oct 2015 | 9:24 PM ET
    Rubio: Dems have ultimate Super PAC in mainstream media

    Billionaire presidential candidate Donald Trump says he is in favor of keeping H1B visa workers in America. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida responds.

  • Carson: Marriage between a man and woman Wednesday, 28 Oct 2015 | 9:15 PM ET
    Carson: Marriage between a man and woman

    Presidential candidate Ben Carson is asked about his views on companies that are 'gay friendly.'

  • Ken Griffin divorce settlement Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 10:12 AM ET
    Ken Griffin divorce settlement

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports there has been a settlement in the Ken Griffin divorce.

  • Does Australia’s economy need same-sex marriage? Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 11:51 PM ET

    Australia's economic engine has sputtered as the commodities boom loses steam, but the country could get a fillip from legalizing same-sex marriage.

  • Billionaire Ken Griffin's divorce battle gets even uglier

    CNBC's Robert Frank details billionaire Ken Griffin's divorce as the battle heads to court over potential child support of $1 million per child.

  • Griffin vs. Griffin: Battle for $7B fortune Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 6:50 AM ET
    Griffin vs. Griffin: Battle for $7B fortune

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports the latest details on court proceedings in the high-profile divorce of Citadel CEO Ken Griffin and Anne Dias Griffin.

  • LOS ANGELES, Aug 25- Marilyn Murphy of Torrance, California, contacted her local Social Security office this past spring to find out if spousal benefits based on her first husband's work record might be worth more than the retirement benefit she already receives. Getting wrong answers from Social Security is not unusual, according to financial advisers and...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 20- Women are the breadwinners in four out of 10 American families, and nearly 95 percent of women will be their family's primary financial decision maker at some point in their lives. But with this added financial responsibility comes tremendous stress, according to a new study of breadwinning women from the Family Wealth Advisors Council, a...

  • Growth boost from same-sex marriage? Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    Growth boost from same-sex marriage?

    Paul Donovan, global economist at UBS, discusses the economic impact of same-sex marriage on labor mobility and productivity.

  • Gay marriage ruling is a 'dramatic turn of events': Pro

    Christian Whiton, principal at DV International Advisory, says the historic same-sex marriage ruling is a "dramatic turn of events" and explains why the ruling may help the Republicans.

  • San Francisco celebrates gay marriage ruling Friday, 26 Jun 2015 | 2:08 PM ET
    San Francisco celebrates gay marriage ruling

    California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, provides perspective on the economic impact of legalizing gay marriage.

  • Historic victory for same-sex marriage advocates Friday, 26 Jun 2015 | 12:30 PM ET
    Historic victory for same-sex marriage advocate

    The Supreme Court on Friday made same-sex marriage legal across the United States. Here's how the ruling came down, and how advocates and experts reacted.